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Hawaii / Missile Scare / False Alarm #1119715

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 13, 2018
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(Studio: Cecilia Vega) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Stephanie Ramos) The scare in the state of Hawaii when a false emergency message about a nuclear threat was sent out examined; alert played & quoted; details given about nuclear weaponry in Kim Jong Un's North Korea. [Resident Coralyn WILSON†, Representative Andria TUPOLA†- describe what is happening in Hawaii.] [Governor David IGE†- says it was an error when the wrong button was pushed.] [Hawaii emergency management agency administrator Vern MIYAGI†- comments on the cancellation.] How the blame is being placed on Hawaii for the false alert message discussed.

(Studio: Cecilia Vega) Live discussion held with ABC's retired USMC Col. Stephen Ganyard about the alarm system. [GANYARD†- says we need to go back to Cold War days civil defense.]

Vega, Cecilia;
Ramos, Stephanie

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